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Gifts for 12-Year-Old Boys That Are as Cool as They Are

You've baked the Christmas cookies, trimmed the tree, and even hung up a few sparkling outdoor decorations. Now what? Gifting time, that's what! The only problem: You've got to find something for your tweens—something that beats out last year's Christmas presents. And you're not totally sure where to begin.

Enter our list of the best gifts for 12-year-old boys. We've kept track of which toys are trending, which electronics are appropriate for the tween set, and which books other kids are loving so that you don't have to. Whether you're in the market for a Christmas gift, a birthday gift, or a just-for-fun present, we can practically guarantee that you'll find something to love on our list of affordable, trendy ideas. These gift ideas for 12-year-olds span the spectrum from small stocking stuffers to bigger Christmas bucket list items. And if you happen to have saved your gifting duties until the last minute, you'll be glad to know that nearly all of our picks ship fast from Amazon!

P.S. Got other young kids around the same age? We've got you covered: Shop our gifts for teenage girls, gifts for teenage boys, gifts for 10-year-old girls, gifts for 10-year-old boys, gifts for 13-year-old boys, and more.